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The need for a code of practice for mosquito management in European wetlands.

Published online: 10 Nov 2020

Authors: Martinou, A. F.

Content type: Blog

This paper focuses on the importance of European wetlands in providing essential resources to human societies and the major threats to wetlands and th...

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Macroinvertebrate distributions and the conservation value of aquatic Coleoptera, Mollusca and Odonata in the ditches of traditionally managed and grazing fen at Wicken Fen, UK.

Published online: 28 May 1999

Authors: Painter, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Water-filled ditches are an important ecological feature of lowland Britain. Originally dug to facilitate wetland drainage, ditches often provide refu...

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Environmental DNA surveillance for invertebrate species: advantages and technical limitations to detect invasive crayfish Procambarus clarkii in freshwater ponds.

Published online: 06 Aug 2014

Authors: Tréguier, A. & Paillisson, J. M. & Dejean, T. & Valentini, A. & Schlaepfer, M. A. & Roussel, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The introduction of non-native species is a major threat to biodiversity. While eradication programs of well-established invaders are costly and hazar...

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Processing of transgenic crop residues in stream ecosystems.

Published online: 06 Jan 2010

Authors: Swan, C. M. & Jensen, P. D. & Dively, G. P. & Lamp, W. O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Research in agricultural ecosystems is uncovering how the management of crop fields leads to the delivery of transgenic crop residues to adjacent wate...

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Detecting copper toxicity in sediments: from the subindividual level to the population level.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Jeppe, K. J. & Yang JiangHua & Long, S. M. & Carew, M. E. & Zhang XiaoWei & Pettigrove, V. & Hoffmann, A. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sediments accumulate chemicals that can be toxic to biota and often contribute to aquatic ecosystem decline. Measuring mortality in laboratory-bred or...

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How common road salts and organic additives alter freshwater food webs: in search of safer alternatives.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Schuler, M. S. & Hintz, W. D. & Jones, D. K. & Lind, L. A. & Mattes, B. M. & Stoler, A. B. & Sudol, K. A. & Relyea, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The application of deicing road salts began in the 1940s and has increased drastically in regions where snow and ice removal is critical for transport...

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Evidence-based restoration of freshwater biodiversity after mining: experience from Central European spoil heaps.

Published online: 23 Oct 2021

Authors: Kolar, V. & Tichanek, F. & Tropek, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Post-mining freshwater habitats can serve as secondary habitats for threatened species. Being globally plentiful, their efficient restoration should b...

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Management of urban wetlands for conservation can reduce aquatic biodiversity and increase mosquito risk.

Published online: 22 Nov 2020

Authors: Hanford, J. K. & Webb, C. E. & Hochuli, D. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Global wetland loss means constructed urban wetlands are an increasingly valuable resource for conservation. However, priorities for managing urban we...

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Ecological evidence links adverse biological effects to pesticide and metal contamination in an urban Australian watershed.

Published online: 02 Apr 2014

Authors: Kellar, C. R. & Hassell, K. L. & Long, S. M. & Myers, J. H. & Golding, L. & Rose, G. & Anupama Kumar & Hoffmann, A. A. & Pettigrove, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Aquatic ecosystems near urban areas are often ecologically impaired, but causative factors are rarely identified. Effects may be revealed by consideri...

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Indirect effects and biological control of mosquitoes by mosquitofish.

Published online: 04 Oct 1988

Authors: Bence, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Gambusia affinis reduced the abundance of the mosquito Culex tarsalis in a rice field in the San Joaquin Valley, California. The fish also reduced the...

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